Siachen Braveheart's Condition Continues to be Critical

Published: 11th February 2016 10:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th February 2016 01:02 PM   |  A+A-


File photo of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa | PTI


NEW DELHI: The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, continues to be critical at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital here.

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In a release, the Defence Ministry said that he continues to remain critical with evidence of oxygen deprivation to the brain. There is also evidence of pneumonia in both hislungs.

His multi-organ dysfunction state continues unabated. The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa was reviewed by the team comprising of Critical Care specialists, HoD Department of Medicine, senior nephrologist and the senior neurologist and a panel of experts from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who hails from Karnataka, was flown to Delhi on Tuesday morning in a special air ambulance and admitted to the hospital.

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